Ian Goodwin Swan PURSSEY DFC


PURSSEY, Ian Goodwin Swan

Service Number: O11561
Enlisted: 26 April 1942
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia , 24 March 1923
Home Town: Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Permanent RAAF
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 22 April 1952, aged 29 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Flight Lieutenant Purssey's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra Korean War Memorial, Korean War Memorial (Ipswich, Qld), Lithgow War Memorial, Memorial Lane Murals (Gympie, Qld)
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World War 2 Service

26 Apr 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN O11561, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)

Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN O11561, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)

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